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fbi agents requested documents from mayor jim kenney's mayoral campaign to come here to city hall, now we are learning that federal agents have their eye on another local politicians. not even three weeks ago, fbi agents raided headquarters of the ibew local 98 union boss john dougherty's house and two of philadelphia's city councilman bobby henon's offices. tonight "eyewitness news" has confirmed that the fbi requested documents from mayor jim kenney's campaign. source inside the campaign said the campaign is cooperating with fully with investigators. we are learning according to sources close to the investigation, that word committee men mike masooka had a visit from the fbi a few days ago. "eyewitness news" has confirmed that john dougherty's chiropractor a man by the name of doctor jim moylen was also raided. dougherty spokesmen frank kiehl released a statement and said in part neither doctor moylen nor anyone associated with ibew local 98 knows why the government is interested
in him. jim moylen is john dougherty's chiropractor and a dear personal friend for more than zero years end quote. doctor jim moylen is chair of the zoning board in philadelphia, he was appointed by philadelphia's democratic mayor, jim kenney, and we have just in the last two minutes got a statement from mayor kenney react to go this news. he said he ace wear of the documents being requested and he asked, quote when you run a good campaign you provide what they are asking for and move on. end quote. reporting live from city hall tonight, david spun t for cbs-3 eyewitness news. in other news a man collapse as board a septa train and his rescue is recorded on camera. >> that rescue happened on a market frankford line train at 30th street station. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos has more. >> reporter: at the height of the rush hour thursday afternoon, train 1134 on the market frankford line pulls up to the 30th street station
tracks. seconds later a passenger collapsed. >> we had a radio call for an unresponsive male, with the lights and sirens on and we head to 30th street station. >> reporter: when police officers james mayo and justin matthews arrived at the station mayo runs downstairs to the platform, matthews waits for e ms. >> he needed help, that is why we split up. >> reporter: on the floor his heart barely beating and his arms turning blue lays the victim, and mayo starts chest compressions. >> i'm sure it was just a couple seconds, minor two. >> reporter: officer realized he needs to provide oxygen as well, enter daniel cordero. >> i saw crowds on the platform and i thought great, septa's late again. >> reporter: i said what is happening sets in and as former paramedic cordero travels prepared. >> i said i volunteer to give chest compressions and we immediately started clearing area and beginning cpr. >> reporter: philly fire hen takes over and rushes
passenger to hahnemann university hospital. >> you always hope for best and do what you can. >> do what you train to do and hope in the end he is okay. >> reporter: so what happened to that passenger. septa officials say after being rushed to the hospital, incredibly he is now in stable condition and could still be released. reporting here from the market frankford line i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". quite a story, thank you. septa officials are testing newly fit silver line's cars this weekend. if all goes as planned replaced cars will be rolled out into full service but that could still take a a few weeks to off set delays that has announced increased press bus services along affect regional rail lines and this is all due you to a faulty design in the railcars that led to hairline cracks on the equalizer beams in more than 120 cars. a west deptford man is in custody tonight accused of murdering his own parents in their home on pennfield drive. bodies of the 58 year-old
edward kohl's your and his five five-year old wife lewis marie were found today. their son, 28 year-old ryan has been charged in their death. his bail is now set at a million-dollar. authorities raised the reward in the case of eight year-old hit by gunfire in front have of her camden home. gabriel was shot 8:30 wednesday night during a shoot-out in the 900 block of south eighth street. the reward for information, on those gunman, is now $12,000. in the meantime gabriel is listed in critical condition. authorities in delaware make an arrest in the shooting death of a college student, near his new castle will county home. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan is in new castle with more there police, cleve. >> reporter: ukee, police telling us who they believe shot 19 year-old malcolm evans but not telling us why they think that this crime occur. now earlier today new castle county police told thaws by increasing the reward for information about evans death to $40,000, they are able to
get some pivotal tips. they have arrested 46 year-old cheryl jennings and charged her with murder. she lives on the treat police believe he have a answer was shot. police don't think evans and jennings knew each other even though they live in the same neighborhood. evans was killed in july, and his mother says since then mystery surrounding her son's death has been tormented. >> over the last six weeks my family and friends have spent so many sleep lets nights, wondering how and why someone could commit such a unthinkable crime against such an amazing young man. >> reporter: evans family says that he was a student at delaware state university, wanted to be a doctor and in that regard he did make a contributions in his death, donating vital organs. reporting live, i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> cleve, thank you. philadelphia police say a
man on the bike who sexually assaulting woman is responsible for another incident. take a look at this surveillance video of one of the attacks. police say suspect struck in the 200 block of south tenth street, on july 31st. now this case in addition to four other incident between august 6th and 13th, and this suspect follows a distinct pattern. he rides on the sidewalks targeting woman as they walk late at night or early in the morning. police arrested a second man suspected to be connect to the shooting of a pizza delivery man earlier this summer. man is identified as 22-year old brian jones, police say victim was making a food delivery on the 5700 block of belmont street when he was a approached by two men. he was kidnaped, robbed, and shot in the back of the head. police say the second suspect is 17 year-old donovan daniels arrested two weeks ago. he will be charged as an adult, the victim is expected to be okay. caught on camera a woman has her wallet snatched while
eating inside a popular fast food restaurant with her own children. this is chick-fil-a on horizon boulevard in bensalem. a female acted as a look out while a man snuck up behind the victim and stole her wallet right out of her purse. thieves allegedly went straight to a their by target store where they bought a 1,600-dollar, $1,600 worth of visa gift card. they are still on the lose tonight. updating last month's elevator accident at philadelphia's criminal justice center. "eyewitness news" has learned that sergeant paulaens remains in a medically induced comb a elevator jones was in went out of control crashing through the 15 floor ceiling in the equipment penthouse. another court employee was treated for minor injuries. vice-president joe biden returns to wilmington to announce new funding for amtrak. train, stations, rails along northeast corridor will be upgraded using a one and a half billion dollar federal loan to amtrak. vice-president made the
announcement at train station that bears his name. this is the largest, single loan in the u.s. department of transportation's history. why in this country are we so bone headed to not understand the essential value of a rail system that is modern throughout the whole country. why to we argue about whether or not it makes sense? >> upgrades will include a new fleet of energy efficient acela express trains cars, capable of traveling within new york city and washington d.c., and in 30 minutes. well, new at 6:00 celebrating a philadelphia born arctic explorer. >> a pennsylvania historical marker for doctor alycia kent kaine was dedicated at laurel hill cemetery today. kaine is considered by most to be single most influential american explorer of the high north. the marker is as a result of the decade of research by students at penn
state/abington's america way to the poles seminar. still to come on "eyewitness news" saving lives, see how a local pilot is rescuing pets from kill shelters, all over the east coast. plus the sixers looking to beef up their roster for next season, don bell tells us about the trade they made today coming up in sports, kate? and the sunnies shining on this friday evening, high pressure overhead, things looking pretty great for the weekend but we have a few chances for thunderstorms in this seven day forecast, i'll break it down and plan out best time to get outside this weekend, coming up when we come back.
>> unaudible. >> reporter: to paul extendglennsky this isn't just any flight... it is a one man rescue operation. >> it changes you. >> reporter: year and a half ago he took his passion as a pilot to new heights. >> it is a small impact but it something report rorrer after adopting his labrador mix he said overwhelming need to save pet from high kill shelters. >> few days made a difference as to whether they lived or they didn't. >> reporter: he started to flying fur animal rescue. a non-profit that flies animals from overcrowded shelters to ones that can help place them in permanent homes. >> since may 2015 paul has made dozens of trips along the east coast and so far he has saved 377 pets. while the cost of biweekly trips can quickly sore. >> i spend a thousand dollars a month out of my pocket to do this. >> he says it is worth every cent and in every cockpit. >> peter was a difficult one.
he was found tied up abandoned in a building in new york city. >> he lived for three days after that and just knowing we made a difference in his life, as a senior dog his traces will abandon and left to die. he got to spend those few days with the family and other pets. it makes a difference. >> reporter: most of all he looks forward to the future. >> the best thing that could ever come is we don't to have do this anymore. >> reporter: in doylestown anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". take a look at these photos from the marine mammal stranding center in brigantine. they rescued a 140-pound sea turtle yesterday from near an intake pipe at oyster creek nuclear plant. turtle has rear flippers that are partially paralyzed and it appears she was hit by a boat. center says issue with her flipper may require they find her in a home in a zoo or an aquarium. it was a very special graduation ceremony today atsion baptist church in north philadelphia. it is all thanks to an alternate educational program
called youth build philadelphia the former high school drop outs have now earned a high school diploma and they have received a trade certification so they can pursue higher education or find a job after graduation. philadelphia school district wants both students, and parents to get into back to school mode. >> here we go. >> "eyewitness news" at high school of the future today at park side avenue for district's back to school event. it offers community resources to prepare for the new school year. superintendent doctor bill hite was on hand for festivities. >> well, given the way backpacks and pairs of shoes, we have free books and there are a 140 partners who have been set up to provide information for families. >> wonderful. philadelphia's mayor jim kenney was also at today's back to school event. take a selfie, nice. >> it will be back to school before we know it. some kids are already in school. >> yes. >> some are getting ready to go back after labor day. one of these last summer
weekend. >> yes. >> a lot have of kid start on manor start the following tuesday or they have already started. when you go back to school you want to wear your fall clothes. not so much tonight. >> still warm for that. >> there was a nip in the air in september back in the day. >> i remember sweating through a few first day of school in your jeans and boots but you have to look cool. boys now a day with the high socks pulled up, you know, a little hot but they are rolling witt. it will be hot next week. if you go back to school next week temperatures in the 90's. find a nice summer outfit for that day but not that farrah above average. it is a seasonal summer stretch, taking us through the weekend and into next week. lets look outside right now down the shore one more time and this is ocean city, finishing off a great week down the shore. if this was your week down the shore, last week before back to will school or second to last week you pick a good one. nothing but sunshine all week long, and temperatures have been just slowly rising, all week a great look at phil,
folks on their try evening they just don't want that vacation to end. i don't blame you. volleyball players out there. live look up toward poconos at the junior/senior school in burnville. see trees in the background. beautiful sunshine. blue skies. 86 degrees right now. storm scan three is clear, front came through. it brought us a drop in the dew point and some gusty breezes which you are feeling well. there is nothing going on, not much will permeate that dome this weekend. temperatures right now 92 degrees in philadelphia. ninety-one in wilmington. eighty-nine in millville. eighty-nine in allentown. mount pocono comfortable at 79 . dew points dropping throughout the day. feels so much better outside right now. 9:00 a.m. we have peak at 73-degree dew point bus now we are back in the 60's by 4:00 p.m. dew point is 64. now down to 63. that means tomorrow although it is still hot, near 90 we will have a less humid day, lots of sunshine just a
beautiful day to one of our time weekend of summer. at least final weekend of summer. we have technically until mid to late september. sunday looks good again here 90 with sunshine. monday does bring a better chance for thunderstorm a tail end of the frontal boundary draped across the region. there is not much with this a pop up shower or storm at best but it will start to steam backup a bit. so just like it did this week we saw humidity rise, tomorrow we will trim it back in the pleasant range with dew points back in the 50's but then we will start that climb again and feeling steamy by next tuesday or wednesday but wait until i show you the end of the next week, you may want to start breaking out those fall clothes. tropical satellite shows invest churning not really getting its act together but regardless it becomes named or not it will wreak havoc in south florida and bohamas with heavy rain and thunderstorms. we have tropical storm gaston heading to the north recurving east of bermuda should not be a direct i am ago maybe rough surf in the the atlantic but
that is about it. mainly clear, warm, 73. your a saturday looks good it is hot. not as hot as it has been and less humid. good day all together. heading down the shore waiting for this forecast to make decision if you should head down the shore this weekend? my answer is absolutely yes, go, beautiful. eighty for tomorrow. eighty on sunday. eighty-two on monday. just off chance of an evening thunderstorm on monday. tuesday, wednesday, we are still in the 90's, thunderstorm wednesday. take a look at late next week, friday's high may stay in the 70's this labor day weekend. it will heat up by labor damon but could be a nice cool, start to next week even. >> here it comes good yes, wow. >> we are going down the shore, don's driving. right around the corner. >> i like it. >> watch the tram car. >> side effects are working. >> talking about baseball, it is not that he hate philly but his love for l.a. why newly traded aj is bumming
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising. phillies visiting mets. game one of the three game series in less than an hour. newly traded carlos ruiz left
a good luck message for his teammates in the clubhouse. the team promoted catching prospect jorge alfaro, he will be with the team while they wait for reenforcement. phillies acquired catcher aj ellis, in the ruiz trade. at last check he is not with the team yet and honestly, he is not happy about the deal. >> it is tough, i'm looking at dodgers stadium right now which is hard. greatest office in america. not to be able to call it home any more, it is very tough. >> thrilled to be with the phillies. excited. not just first downs and in the just field goals, we are looking for touchdowns. eagles starters will play in the third quarter tomorrow night in their preseason match up at indianapolis colts. against steelers bird starting offense only scored three points in six possessions. they have not shown much in limited action. now is a time to kick tonight high gear as they get ready foresees on opener. >> you definitely want to see
points, you know, number one, you want to see execution. we have to eliminate penalties. mistakes should be at a minimum. guys will be ready to go. you just want to see that cohesiveness with the offensive line, sam lead the way, and then, you know, obviously scoring touchdowns. >> we will be watching. this is something doug pederson doesn't want to sees, avoiding with the colts injury to the starting quarterback. last night cowboys/seahawks in seattle. he was sacked from behind. romo grabbing his lower back and left the game after only three plays. cowboys owner jerry jones expects romo to be ready for the season opener against the giants on september 11th. switching gears sixth are made a minor trade they send kendelimar shall to the jazz for pared of second round draft picks and marshall's two million-dollar is due to be guarantied tomorrow and unlikely that place will stay on the sixers, roster.
arena bowl tonight, philadelphia soul visiting arizona rattlers, team owner ron jaworski calls arizona gold standard. they are looking for their fourth title in five years. soul beat them earlier this season, tonight they need a repeat performance, we will have highlights at is 11:00. tony romo is now 36. those injuries add up. he had back surgery in 2013. >> we do wish him the best but 36 years old, that is right. >> and that game, ouch. >> don, thanks. >> "cbs evening news" is a few minutes away. >> james brown in for scott pelley tonight. >> tonight on the "cbs evening news" health alert, f.d.a. now says that all blood donations should be tested for zika. plus her baby was born with signs of a virus despite showing zero symptoms during pregnancy. is there a link between low gas prices and traffic fatalities.
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the virus spreading, the u.s. government orders all blood donations screened. also tonight, a governor's under fire for an x-rated attack. >> i want you tow prove that i'm a racist. i spent my life helping black people, and you little son of a ( bleep ), socialist ( bleep ). >> brown: after dropping for years, traffic deaths are now skyrocketing. >> our complacency when it comes to highway fatalities is killing us. >> brown: and steve hartman meets an old sailor who is preserving history by making some history of his own. >> thank you, so much! this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.